Tajikistan

  • International Country Code:

    TJ
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +05:00
  • Currency:

    Tajikistani Somoni (TJS)

Trademark registration in Tajikistan

Tajikistan
from 556.00
Number of Classes
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  • Trademark fees

Fees associated with filing trademark applications in Tajikistan as well as other trademark fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple-class applications

Multiple-class trademark applications are possible in Tajikistan.

  • Minimum filing requirements

- A request for trademark registration with an indication of applicant's details;
- an image of the trademark;
- a list of goods/services for which the registration is requested;
- payment of the filing fee.

  • Priority document

A certified copy of the priority document should be submitted within three months from the filing date.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

A copy of the simply signed Power of Attorney should be provided to the Tajikistani Patent Office within 2 months from the filing date.

  • Opposition period

There is no official procedure for filing oppositions in Tajikistan. Still, the observations of third parties against registration of the trademark may be filed during the whole examination procedure before the decision is taken by the Patent Office.

  • Grant, validity term and trademark renewal

The grant fee shall be paid within two months as of the date of receipt of the decision to grant. The trademark in Tajikistan is valid for ten years from the date of filing. The term of validity of a trademark registration may be extended at the applicant’s request that should be filed during the last year of such validity term, each time for a period of ten years. The trademark may be renewed within six months after the due date by paying the fine.

  • Use requirement

Legal protection of a trademark may be cancelled if the trademark has not been used within any period of three continuous years after registration. The corresponding request may be filed to the Appeal Board by any interested person after the expiration of these three years.

  • Representation by a trademark attorney

Foreigners should perform the trademark prosecution in Tajikistan through an agent, a registered Tajikistani trademark attorney.

  •  Note

Response to the provisional refusal of international trademark registration must be filed within two months from the date of its receipt by the holder. This time limit can be restored within 6 months after its expiration. Evidence of the date of receipt must be submitted together with response. The language of the response is Russian or Tajik. It is necessary to appoint a local representative for filing the response and/or requesting a restoration. Final refusal may be appealed within 3 months after its issuance. If no response to the provisional refusal is filed, the holder has no right to appeal the final decision.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 29.03.2021
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Tajikistani IP Laws

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